Senior Art Director (NYC)

Position: [Freelance]

 

OVERVIEW

Movement Strategy is seeking a Senior Art Director to bring a highly-stylized brand positioning campaign to life, leading pre-production and social content creation for one of the top entertainment companies. While this is a brand campaign, there is a specific focus on social content, primarily photo and video production. You’ll work closely with our Creative Director and Content Producer to shepherd campaign concepts through pre-production, to post-production and distribution.

Candidates need to have a strong visual portfolio, demonstrating on-set experience, working with top tier film directors and production studios, developing campaigns with stylized and provocative art direction. Must have a passion for the digital and social media space, as well as a love for the intersection of marketing and entertainment.

 

THE CULTURE

Movement Strategy is an independent, social-first creative agency with hybrid offices in NYC, Denver, and LA. We’re a diverse group of passionate and creative thinkers who appreciate fresh perspectives, and strive to be the brains behind the best social channels. We work closely with several leading brands across a variety of industries, with a growing client roster including WB Looney Tunes, Amazon, Netflix, HBO Max, and Klarna to name a few. We believe the best creative ideas are backed by strong cultural insights, and we pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Senior Art Director, you’ll be the glue, working with internal, client, and production teams to conceptualize, actualize, and deliver campaign content to the world. Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Conceptualizing smaller content ideas that ladder up to a brand campaign
    • Bringing photo and video concepts to life across social, including: Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook
  • Owning deck design and mood board imagery for production designers
  • Designing mockups (social insitu) in Google Slides
  • Developing photo + video shot lists and being present on set, to ensure creative vision comes to life across all campaign deliverables
  • Working with internal + external Editing teams to produce video cutdowns
  • Watching documentary films and docuseries related to the campaign

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5–7 Years of relevant agency experience
  • Strong social content design skills, including motion and static photography
  • Deep understanding of the nuances of mobile + desktop viewing behaviors and the aspect ratios needed to design visual content that meet social best practices
  • Strong knowledge of Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Tiktok
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and Google Suite
  • Experience working with top tier directors and production studios
  • Basic understanding of AfterEffects and Premiere workflow
  • Ability to oversee multiple work streams from idea to execution and distribution, independently, with little oversight
  • Positive attitude and willingness to collaborate with others

 

IDEAL QUALITIES  

  • You’re a voracious film watcher; with a love for non-fiction storytelling
  • You have a passion for conceptual art and music videos 
  • You’re proactive and naturally curious about the digital and social space, constantly looking for opportunities to stand out and hack new features
  • You’re passionate about the work you do and treat your client’s business as if it were your own
  • You make others’ jobs easier (no matter who they are or what they do)
  • You create a positive and open environment when around others
  • You’re organized, and your attention to detail is unmatched
  • You know how to hustle

 

Movement Strategy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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